School athletics

April 24, 2018 - 12:58 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Michigan State University, already reeling from the scandal involving a gymnastics doctor who molested young athletes, has maintained ties to a prominent volleyball coach for decades after he was publicly accused in 1995 of sexually abusing and raping six underage girls he trained in...
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April 12, 2018 - 1:33 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers voted Thursday to threaten a 10 percent state funding cut for any university that fails to comply with proposed new requirements prompted by the Larry Nassar sexual assault case at Michigan State. The unanimous vote from a House budget panel came a day after...
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April 10, 2018 - 1:17 am
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A woman who attends Michigan State University filed a federal lawsuit against the school Monday alleging that three former men's basketball players sexually assaulted her at an off-campus apartment in 2015 and that she was discouraged from reporting what happened. The...
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FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2005, file photo, Penn State football coach Joe Paterno acknowledges the crowd during warm-ups before an NCAA college football game against Wisconsin in State College, Pa. “Paterno” aims to tell the polarizing story of a legend’s fall, when the most essential question can never be answered. The HBO movie directed by Barry Levinson debuts April 7 and stars Oscar winner Al Pacino as Joe Paterno, the Penn State coach whose career ended in scandal. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
April 05, 2018 - 11:53 am
"Paterno" aims to tell the polarizing story of a legend's fall, when the most essential question can never be answered. The HBO movie directed by Barry Levinson debuts Saturday, April 7, and stars Oscar winner Al Pacino as Joe Paterno, the Penn State coach whose career ended in scandal. The movie...
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Chris Mack addresses the media after he was introduced as Louisville's new head basketball coach during an NCAA college basketball press conference, Wednesday, March 28, 2018, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
March 28, 2018 - 6:11 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Chris Mack understands he has big shoes to fill as Louisville's new men's basketball coach. He also knows he has some turbulent times to overcome. Now that Mack has been officially anointed the man in Louisville, it's on his shoulders to lead the Cardinals back to prominence...
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March 28, 2018 - 10:59 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — A former University of Cincinnati volleyball player is suing the school, claiming she was kicked off the team because she posted photos on Instagram that her coach said were "too sexy." Nineteen-year-old Shalom Ifeanyi (ih-fee-YAH'-nee) filed the lawsuit in federal court last week...
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William Strampel appears on a monitor during his video arraignment, Tuesday, March 27, 2018, in East Lansing, Mich. Strampel, a Michigan State University official who oversaw Larry Nassar, was arrested Monday amid an investigation into the handling of complaints against the former sport doctor, who is in prison for sexually assaulting patients under the guise of treatment. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
March 27, 2018 - 8:26 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The sexual abuse scandal at Michigan State University widened Tuesday when authorities charged a former dean with failing to protect patients from sports doctor Larry Nassar, along with sexually harassing female students and pressuring them for nude selfies. William...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2017, file photo, Indiana coach Tom Crean applauds during the team's NCAA college basketball game against Illinois in Bloomington, Ind. Georgia has hired former Indiana coach Crean as its coach, capping a fast-paced search that began when Mark Fox was fired on Saturday. Crean was hired one day after former Ohio State coach Thad Matta withdrew from consideration. Georgia announced the hire Thursday night, March 15. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
March 15, 2018 - 9:49 pm
Georgia hired former Indiana coach Tom Crean as its coach on Thursday, capping a fast-paced search only five days after firing Mark Fox. Crean was hired by athletic director Greg McGarity one day after former Ohio State coach Thad Matta withdrew from consideration. McGarity described Crean as "one...
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Virginia guard Kyle Guy drives against North Carolina guard Andrew Platek (3) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game for the Atlantic Coast Conference men's tournament title Saturday, March 10, 2018, in New York. Virginia won 71-63. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
March 11, 2018 - 8:07 pm
From the top seed in the NCAA Tournament — Virginia — to those that barely made it into the bracket — Arizona State and Syracuse — it feels as though everyone involved in March Madness is on the bubble this year. College basketball is in trouble. The brackets came out Sunday, replete with the usual...
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FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2017 file photo, Connecticut head coach Kevin Ollie looks up at the scoreboard during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Coppin State in Storrs, Conn. UConn has fired Ollie, with the team under NCAA investigation and the Huskies having completed their second straight losing season. The university said in a statement Saturday, March 10, 2018, it has "initiated disciplinary procedures" to dismiss him for "just cause." The school says it would have no further comment until its "disciplinary process" and the ongoing NCAA inquiry are complete. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
March 10, 2018 - 4:00 pm
The combination was too much for UConn: an NCAA investigation and a second straight losing season. All of which left coach Kevin Ollie out of a job. He was fired Saturday four years after leading the Huskies to the NCAA basketball title. The university said in a statement it has "initiated...
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